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February 2018

20 Places That Changed the World

Included among the 25 sites on the 2018 World Monuments Watch are the Alabama Civil Rights Sites, a consortium of 20 homes, churches, and community spaces in Alabama that were at the epicenter of the African-American Civil Rights movement. Today, many are privately owned,... Read more
Country: 
United States
Date: 
September 2017

A Look at the 2018 World Monuments Watch

Every two years, the World Monuments Watch issues a call to action for treasured cultural sites around the globe. Since 1996, when the Watch was founded with support from American Express, it has recognized 814 sites that face daunting threats or present compelling conservation opportunities, and... Read more
Date: 
May 2017

Five Years of Work at Wat Chaiwatthanaram

In 2011, Thailand experienced unprecedented rainfall, causing flooding and extensive damage to infrastructure throughout the country. Cultural heritage sites were greatly affected, including the magnificent temple complex of Wat Chaiwatthanaram in Ayutthaya. That same year, World Monuments Fund... Read more
Country: 
Thailand
Date: 
February 2017

A Restoration Project at Chapultepec Park

Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park is the oldest and largest urban park in Latin America, and one of the oldest urban parks in the world. The Chapultepec Park Trust, committed to the rehabilitation of the park and the reactivation of underused areas for public enjoyment, has carried out many projects... Read more
Country: 
Mexico

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